Tag Archives: Olympics

In the global workplace, whose rules apply? Tackling moral and ethical questions in social learning spaces

Homosexuality is illegal in around 70 countries around the world. Out of a total of around 195 recognised states, that’s about 36%. In the last year, i’ve worked on three projects around diversity and inclusion, the messaging being clear that … Continue reading

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Training for an Olympic purpose: how achievement ripples through a lifetime

Like many people, i watched Usain Bolt sprint to victory in the 200m at the Olympics last night. By doing so, he not only ran further into the history books, but he also demonstrated how focus and determination can let … Continue reading

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Olympic Gold: why do we love a loser?

Whilst everyone loves to see a record breaking performance that scoops Gold, or a plucky effort to secure a Bronze medal, it seems like a peculiarly English pastime to save the biggest cheers for the valiant loser who crosses the … Continue reading

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